Tag Archive: Ariella Arida

Still High on the Coronation of MJ Lastimosa, Miss Philippines Universe 2014…

It’s been 6 days since MJ Lastimosa became our newest Miss Philippines Universe as I write, and I’m still feeling the thrill! So here’s a post of my best photos of her taken… Continue reading

Bea Santiago’s Visions of a Crown!

OF VISIONS AND PROPHECIES… There is one thing I always ask Bea, every time I see her at a Bb. Pilipinas event. It’s about a vision she had while competing during Bb. Pilipinas… Continue reading

Ariella Arida and Bb. Pilipinas Gold Queens in “Runway for Hope 2013”

Congratulations to John dela Vega and his team for organizing another successful Runway for Hope fashion show which was held on the night of Dec 8, 2013 at the Ace Hotel (which is… Continue reading

ABQ’s Unpublished Interview with Ariella “Ara” Arida…

Dear ABQ Readers: With Ara’s fantastic finish at fourth in the Miss Universe 2013 beauty pageant which concluded on Nov. 9, 2013 in Russia, let me celebrate by publishing a pre-Universe interview I… Continue reading

Ara Arida Reportedly Topped the Swimsuit but Floundered in the Gown Competition

I have always been torn between these two schools of thought regarding the evening gown competition: School of thought #1: The gown is so important that it can spell victory or defeat. School… Continue reading

Ariella’s Downfall was the Yellow Gown?

After being disappointed (and yet thankful) that Ariella Arida of the Philippines placed 3rd Runner up in the Miss Universe 2013, Pinoy pageant fans are now harping on the golden yellow gown that… Continue reading

Ariella Arida Wins 3rd Runner-Up in Miss Universe 2013!

CHIANGRAI, THAILAND  – In a breath-taking two hour pageant, Ariella Arida of the Philippines conquered yet another beauty title for the nation by placing 3rd Runner-up in the 2013 Miss Universe which just… Continue reading

Ariella Arida’s Send-off to Miss Universe 2013!

Just got home from Ariella “Ara” Arida’s sendoff party at Gloria Maris restaurant in Gateway, Cubao. I’m exhausted and need to sleep early for an indie film shoot tomorrow so I’ll just tease… Continue reading

Better late than NEVER: Photos of Cindy Miranda’s Send-off to Miss Tourism Queen International 2013!

Sorry for this late post, dear Cindy Miranda fans. Her Miss Tourism Queen International (MTQI) pageant is tomorrow night (Oct 3, 2013) so I better make up for lost time with some of… Continue reading

Were You Happy with the Q&A Portion at Bb. Pilipinas Gold 2013?

Just some of my thoughts on the Q&A portion… To be honest, I wasn’t satisfied, in general, with the answers of our Top 15 contestants in Bb. Pilipinas 2013. Many of them had… Continue reading